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AMC2012 Opening Ceremony: Experiments in the Species Self

The Opening Ceremony of the 14th annual Allied Media Conference will feature a three-part panel about storytelling and the fate of the world with presentations by transmedia science fiction storyteller Thenmozhi Soundararajan; writer, filmmaker and social and gender justice activist from Detroit, dream hampton; and Micha Cárdenas, an artist/theorist who works in performance, wearable electronics, hacktivism and critical gender studies.

Photo by Shar McLeod

Report-back from SXSW Interactive 2012

"When they built the interstate highways through Detroit, they divided neighborhoods and paved a path to the suburbs. When we look at the digital divide, we see the information superhighway is doing the same thing: setting communities apart and giving the more affluent a path to abandon the city. For all of the Internet’s power to unite those of us who use it, how can we ensure that it does not divide us from those who don’t?"

AMP at SXSW Interactive

Allied Media Projects is at South By Southwest Interactive. We are presenting a panel on Monday, March 12, followed immediately by a mixer event hosted by our friends at Brown Paper Tickets.

If you are down here in Austin, come find us!